Teimet wins as Kenyans dominate Seoul marathon
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Last Updated: Sunday, March 21, 2010, 17:18
  
Seoul: Sylvester Teimet Kimeli won the Seoul International men’s marathon ahead of three fellow-Kenyans in a race record two hours six minutes and 49 seconds on Sunday.

Teimet’s time, a personal best for the 26-year-old, bettered the 2:07:06 set by South Africa’s Gert Thys in 2004.

Amane Gobena of Ethiopia won the women’s race in 2:24:13, also a personal best. China’s former London marathon winner and Beijing Olympics bronze medallist Zhou Chunxiu was second.

Bureau Report


First Published: Sunday, March 21, 2010, 17:18


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